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Shizo Kanaguri (1891-1983) from Nagomi-machi (relief town) participated in men marathon of the fifth Stockholm Games as the Japanese first Olympian. We made an effort for holding of "Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden" (Hakone Ekiden) and concentrated power on promotion, development of sports for life. Distance that ran about for life is said to be about 250,000 kilos, earth six laps and a quarter, and the word "physical strength, *ryoku, effort" is well known. We attract attention as main character of NHK Taiga Drama Series "idaten - Tokyo Olympic story (banashi) ..." in 2019.

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